Quote Of The Day
“That’d be three marathons in 10 months and I want Laura to be around for the next 10 years. I don’t want to end her career in the space of one year. … Look, Laura is going to be the girl that’s gonna wheel everyone around and get outkicked and finish 4th in the 5k. She doesn’t have the speed to close out the last 6 or 800. In the 10k, I think that’s where her strength is. I look at Shalane [Flanagan] and Deena [Kastor] and all of those [10k] girls, and I think Laura is of the same ilk, the same makeup.”
– Laura Thweatt‘s coach, Lee Troop, explaining why she won’t be running the US Olympic Marathon Trials in February despite a great debut in NYC (2:28:23 for 7th place), and instead will be focusing on the 10,000.
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